Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 31 24
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 6 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.23% 2.61% 3.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.35% 22.86% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Portsmouth median daily rate £513 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +35.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £476 £456 £288
90th Percentile £559 £519 £393
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.89 £17.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.12% -62.22% -

Microsoft Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 31 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 11.52% 11.40% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 5
Portsmouth median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £291 £423 £310
90th Percentile £555 £525 £533
Hampshire median daily rate £456 £470 £400
% change year-on-year -2.93% +17.50% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.00 £36.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year -50.68% -21.08% +386.84%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (33.33%) BYOD
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 2 (33.33%) MaaS360
3 2 (33.33%) Okta
4 1 (16.67%) Due Diligence
4 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Data Lake
4 1 (16.67%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) IaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (16.67%) iPaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) iPaaS
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Data Lake
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) BYOD
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
2 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Due Diligence
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) HMG Infosec
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) MaaS360
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 2 (33.33%) Okta
2 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Tableau
3 1 (16.67%) VMware